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Satan's Sadists (1969)

The "Satans" are a very cruel biker gang led by Anchor. The gang goes to a diner in the middle of nowhere in the California desert where they begin to terrorize Lew and his patrons and his ... See full summary »

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Anchor
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Charlie Baldwin
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Firewater (as John Cardos)
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Willie
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Johnny Martin
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Acid
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Lew
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Gina
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Muscle
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Nora Baldwin
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Lois
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Rita (as Randee Lynn)
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The "Satans" are a very cruel biker gang led by Anchor. The gang goes to a diner in the middle of nowhere in the California desert where they begin to terrorize Lew and his patrons and his waitress, Tracy. After a little killing, one of the patrons named Johnny manages to escape from the bikers into the desert. They need to reach a town before the Satans catch up to them and kill them. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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MOTORCYCLE Maniacs on Wheels -- BREEZY RIDERS Roaring to HELL! See more »

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Action | Horror | Drama

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1 June 1969 (USA)  »

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Nightmare Bloodbath  »

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Russ Tamblyn's mother hated the film and blamed it for ruining her son's film career. See more »

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Charlie: I'll get you, you little bastard. I promise you, I'll get you if it's the last thing I ever do.
Anchor: You're right, cop. You're right, I *am* a rotten bastard. I admit it. But I tell ya something. Even though I got a lot of hate inside, I got some friends who ain't got hate inside. They're filled with nothing but love. Their only crime is growing their hair long, smoking a little grass and getting high, looking at the stars at night, writing poetry in the sand. And what do you do? You bust down their...
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Featured in Drive-in Movie Memories (2001) See more »

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I'm On My Way Out
Written by Harley Hatcher
Performed by The Nightriders
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"Sadists" a "fun" ride for the TRUE fan of BAD dudes!
14 April 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Coming from a huge fan of the trashy, 1970s, low-budget, motorcycle gang, genre, my comment may be slightly biased. Being a fan of the wonderful Al Adamson might be too much as well. However, as far as sleazy 70s biker flics go, "Satan's Sadists" is indeed one of the better ones. Russ Tamblyn outdoes himself as the whacked out, sadistic leader of the group. His performance is truly fun to watch and he plays the villainous role to the max. The soundtrack is also tons of fun with some memorable "acid" tunes that should have you saying "Wow man!" every 20 minutes or so.

It's a pretty violent entry to the biker genre, but few of them are really "sugary-sweet". "Sadists" however, is maybe a bit above the rest with some real nastiness committed by the title group. For something a little less shocking, "Easy Rider" would be a better choice or even "Hell's Angels On Wheels".

Fans of schlock director Al Adamson have to see/own this one. It's a biker "classic" and deserves high ranking in biker film "Top Tens" right alongside "Northville Cemetery Massacre", "The Glory Stompers" and "The Savage Seven". Enjoy!


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